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has more on that story. >> reporter: everyone knows virginia is a toss up state. maryland says it can help. as a workman hosted the maryland state flag in charlotte, delegates were not just thinking about their state. most agree it's solidly democratic. but neighboring virginia right now is a toss up. and maryland democrats intend to help. the state attorney general says like 2008, maryland will deploy volunteers all over the commonwealth. >> the lower part of maryland we're going into virginia and doing knocking on doors in virginia, particularly northern virginia as well as doing phone banking deeper into virginia. >> reporter: the national democratic party agrees that maryland could be crucial in keeping virginia blue. >> i know that you are proud to be a very blue state. and you should be. but we know that we're going to need your help making sure that virginia stays blue. >> reporter: he said that the campaigning will not detract from ballot issues, immigration, same-sex marriage and casino gambling all on the maryland ballot in november. maryland has a lot to do besides helping
virginia at a little bit. it is not by any stroke of luck virginia is getting as much presidential attention as it is. just look at the floor at the convention. only the home state of the president, vice president, colorado and other key states are between the virginia delegation and the podium. that is by design. why? look at the newest poll numbers that show the president up by a razor sent 0.6%. -- razor-thin 0.6%. there is nothing, and about the commonwealth floor at this convention. virginia has a prime spot on the floor and is on the tip of everyone's tongues. >> we value virginia. >> virginia is a very important state. >> 124 riled up delegates, past and present from both sides are all trying to sway the un move to could make the difference in the old dominion >> i wake up pinching myself saying a virginia is in play again. >> he will be on stage representing the interests of a wounded warriors. >> some people from northern virginia and others from around the country -- we feel much more comfortable with what president obama has done. >> if michelle obama did not
for the good news. drivers in northern virginia will finally find some relief at one of the area's most congested interchanges. two new ramps open today connecting the eastbound dulles access road to the beltway's inner and outer loops. this is a look from chopper 4. drivers on the access road used to are have to crouse several lanes. causing major traffic headaches. >>> now that the tickets are set for decision 2012, it is back to the campaign trail for both candidates this morning. this weekend president obama will be taking a bus tour through florida. he'll start in st. petersburg before traveling to kissimmee later today. he will also make stops in melbourne and west palm beach tomorrow before heading back to the white house. meanwhile, republican nominee mitt romney will be in our backyard again today. he plans to hold a rally this afternoon at the military aviation museum in virginia beach. then tonight, he will make a pit stop in richmond. that's where he will help start tonight's federated auto parts 400 nascar race at the richmond international raceway. his wife ann just made a
o'malley, they're showing him some love. he's in prime time at about 10:00. former virginia governor and apparent senate candidate tim kaine also has a place and a role tonight. a rising star in th democratic party, san antonio's mayor julian castro will deliver the keynote address tonight. the star of the show is expected to be first lady michelle obama. president obama was out campaigning today. he was in norfolk, virginia, and he said he's going to go home tonight and he's going to watch michelle obama's speech with his daughters. he said he might tear up a little bit because that's what he always does when he sees her speak. earlier today tim kaine was out and about doing a little politicking in favor and in honor and in pursuit of his senate seat that he'd like to get from george allen. tom sherwood is here now with more on that story. tom? >> jim, everybody knows tim kaine is in a tough race. he knows it. he's trying to rally the troops. >> former governor and future united states senator, tim kaine! >> reporter: former virginia governor tim kaine welcomed by the party faithful
. >>> well, now to politics and the fight for votes in swing states. mitt romney is heading to virginia where a recent poll conducted by quinnipiac university, "new york times" and cbs news shows the president with a slight edge over romney. he's up 49% to 45% over his republican rival in that battleground state. that's where we find cnn political editor paul steinhauser. paul, good morning. both campaigns working hard to get the boat out, of course, in virginia. a battleground on air, on the ground. how much are we talking about when it comes to this ad spending? >> we are talking about a lot of money, victor. this is a very important battleground state. remember, barack obama won the state four years ago. he was the first democrat victory since 1964 to win. as for ad spending, take a look at this. almost $12 million spent by president obama's election campaign and super pacs backing him. romney, just under 12 as well. independent super pacs backing him. the ad wars focused in the virginia beach, norfolk, tidewater area, virginia, noern virginia outside of d.c. those are the big markets in v
violating. >> thank you. virginia tech may now have to pay up for the people 2007 massacre that left 31 people dead. a judge ruled the university would not have to pay a $55,000 general fine but are a dug-in reinstated half of the find saying they should pay $27,500 for waiting more than two hours to inform the campus of the fatal shooting. officials can appeal that ruling. crews were forced to shut down their construction after a water main break in arlington. it happened this morning in crystal city. borders try to shut off the flow but that did not work. -- workers tried to shut off the flow but that did not work. the water at the site is now being pumped out. still to come, mitt romney stops in virginia to check on hurricane victims in louisiana. we will show you who did make it to the old dominion. a delay in the plan for you to use your credit card in d.c. taxithey are on hold. >> the republican national convention has wrapped up and presidential hopeful milan is now touring louisiana to see the damage from hurricane isaac. he was scheduled to come to virginia but instead went to
across parts of central virginia. down towards culpepper, virginia, not too far from fredericksburg and showers over the chesapeake bay bridge. not a watchout today but keep your rain plans ready to go. showers off and on through much of the day. highs in the upper 80s, low 90s. a warm one. perfect weather, september 1st, college football season. weeke william & mary, 91 degrees. a 30% chance of showers. howard university, bison taking on morehouse up from atlanta. 91 degrees. that game at 3:00 at rfk. college football is here. a holiday weekend rain check, more coming up. >> thank you. >>> a u.s. drone strike early today kill at least five rebels in pakistan. the attack was aimed at a militant compound near the border of afghanistan. intelligence officials confirmed the drone s fired at least seve at a vehicle and house. >>> two american service members are dead after an insurgent attack in afghanistan. the attack happened early this morning in the eastern part of the country. defense officials have not revealed how the service members died. >>> elsewhere, two suicide bombers ill c
over to you. >>> back to school for hundreds of thousands of students in northern virginia. that includes the 11th largest school district in the country. fairfax county. set to welcome back 180,000 students today. fairfax county police will be out in full force making sure drivers follow the school bus laws. drivers should come to a complete stop in both directions when a school bus is loading or unloading with flashing lights. police say the ten feet surrounding the school bus is the most dangerous area for students to get hit by cars. >>> it's also the first day of school for more than 22,000 students in arlington kint in year parents in arlington are upset about the school district's new busing policy. starting today hundreds of students who used to take the bus will now have to walk to school. tracee wilkins is live in wakefield high school with more on the policy and the petition against it. tracee, good morning. >> reporter: officials are saying that more than 1,000 students will be hitting the roads and sidewalks this year, walking instead of riding buses because of
. no rain locally. rain drops in central maryland and west virginia in elkins and morgantown right now. these showers are about four hours away. that puts it in here at noon or 1:00. thickening clouds this morning showers and thunderstorms arriving around noon time. some of those will be severe. we'll keep an eye on that. tomorrow noticeably better, clearer, drier. cavaliers taking on penn state. a noon kickoff. you need to get on the road soon if you're going to make the game. 80% chance of rain before the game is done. they have to worry about thunderstorms in wahooville. >>> demath ta catholic high school is trying to move on from a scandal. they defeated cal vert hall 23-14, but they did so without five of their players. five students withdrew after accusations they hired prostitutes. the students reportedly hired the prostitutes from a website and snuck them in after team chaperones completed final room checks. >> i think that's something that clearly is illegal should not be accepted. >> almost mind boggling for them to do it knowing chaperones, coaches, whatever, are nearby. it'
to be the most maryland and virginia-centric night. in addition to the first lady, tonight you have heard brief words from maryland governor martin o'malley. he'll be back later with extended remarks and we have heard from the house senate, house minority leader steny hoyer and later on in an hour, we'll hear from former virginia governor ed you can rant -- current u.s. senate candidate tim kaine. debbie wattserman schultz gaveled -- debbie wasserman schultz gaveled in the convention about 5:00 tonight. the president himself, meanwhile, is appearing in norfolk, virginia. he hammered his officerral mitt romney's economic plans and continued to drum up support in anticipation tonight from michelle obama's speech. with the delegates in the country first heard from the first lady, four years ago it was under much different circumstances than her appearance tonight will be. the deputy obama campaign manager stephanie cutter told us today that the campaign views mrs. obama as one of the biggest assets into the election. >> four years ago, you know, she was basically unknown across this untry. she isn
neck of virginia, and the next batch of rain off to the west. you folks out in deep creek lake, unfortunately it will be a very wet morning and afternoon. so heads up especially for you. the rest of us will wait on the rain probably until after 10:00. in the middle 80's with showers increasing and storms likely this afternoon. easing us back to 80 degrees. i'll tell you how long the stretch of rainy weather is expected to last andhat song is stuck in my lead when i see you in a bit. >> back to you. i'm anxious to know to what it is. >>> as the remnants of isaac push our way, it's spawning several tornadoes. one apparent twister caused extension damage in kansas yesterday. strong winds tore off roofs and hangars. isaac has produced 39 twisters since making landfall. the tropical system usually averages about 18 tornadoes. >>> this morning more than 300,000 people in arkansas, louisiana and mississippi are still without power after isaac. thousands of utility crews are working at this hour to restore service in the gulf coast. the slow-moving hurricane knocked out power to almost
is that no new cases were reported in d.c., maryland or virginia. >>> an 83-year-old fairfax county woman is in the hospital after being attacked by what appears to be a rabid beaver. this happened on tuesday at lake barcroft in the bailey crossroads area. a friend noticed the beaver that didn't seem right and made a beeline for the woman, lillian paterson, swimming about 200 yards away. now peterson tried to beat off the beaver with her metal walking stick. the friend rescued her by hitting the beaver with a canoe paddle. the animal was euthanized to be tested for rabies. >>> a maryland congressman can adhere row to his resume' after saving a 2-year-old boy's life. andy harris says he was driving on route 50 last month when he spotted three cars on the side of the road. he pulled over and said he saw a toddler who was not breathing on the pavement there. anesthesiologist by trade, harris was able to resuscitate that little boy. the boy's grandfather is grateful for harris' courageous act. he posted on the congressman's facebook page saying in part, quote, thank you andy from the bottom o
of thunder in the mountains of west virginia. worth keeping an eye on. most of this is going to dry up as it comes east of the mountains, but that being said, do expect an abundance of cloud cover for your saturday. showers chances strongest out to the west through the course of the day. a scattered showers cannot be completely ruled out. toasty warm. today well up into the upper 80s to low 90s, then for tomorrow, ooh, as the weekend goes along, unfortunately clouds thicken and rain chances increase for tomorrow and increase further as we head towards lor day monday itself. talk more about that. the whole weekend won't be a total loss, but, ooh, a little sunshine challenged for you. talk more about it um canning up. >> thank you, chuck. >>> new this morning, a u.s. drone strike killed at least five rebels in pakistan. the attack was aimed at a militant compound near the border of afghanistan. intelligence officials confirmed the drones fired at least seven missiles as a vehicle and house. the area is widely regarded as a stronghold of taliban and al qaeda operatives. >>> police are not
when he was at a rally in norfolk, virginia, today he joked that perhaps the first lady's speech tonight will be better than his. >> you know, this is just like a relay and you start off with the fastest person. so i'm going to be at home. i'm going to be watching it with our girls. i am going to try not to let them see their daddy cry. because when michelle starts talking, i start getting all misty. >> reporter: it was a brief moment of levity in a day dominated by back-and-forth over the president's answer to this question from a local cbs reporter. >> your party says you inherited a bad situation. you've had three-and-a-half years to fix it. what grade would you give yourself so far for doing that? >> you know, i would say incomplete. >> reporter: it's something the president has said many times before. but with the democratic convention just underway in charlotte, republicans saw an opportunity. they filled reporters' in-boxes with press releases saying "incomplete isn't good enough." vice presidential nominee paul ryan had this to say on "cbs this morning." >> four years int
caskey. >> we have a few areas of light rain mainly south of washington and parts of virginia to 95. we will look at superdoppler 7 and we will have more widespread showers and thunderstorms and downpours. prince william and stafford county some light to moderate rain pushing north. 84 the high today. we have areas of fog northwest of town. be aware of reduced visibility. rain will be more widespread with downpours this afternoon into the evening. localized flooding a concern today and tomorrow. >> on the roads right now monday morning labor day and it is nice and light on the major routes. the main problem is going to be in jessup for folks going through howard county 175 waterloo road and dorsey run road shut down with a structure fire. dorsey run road is shut down for a little bit of stretch approaching 175. if you are going out the next few minutes and travel in that area plan accordingly. toward the capital beltway a live look at 495 north of the american legion bridge we are not finding any trouble spots. no overnight construction. so we are moving well on the
through georgia and virginia. we're going to do it again today and we'll also include areas in the mid-atlantic. a little front trying to stall itself out here. showers in kansas city and thundershowers going through southern portions of alabama. looks like it should miss areas around louisiana and mississippi. if you're heading out to baltimore to redding to philadelphia, especially here in central new jersey, some really heavy downpours and those are trying to drift up here toward long island. so areas throughout no, during your early morning commute, you may deal with some heavy downpour. then we're dealing with leslie. it is still a tropical storm but it has strength rched a little bit. looks like possibly a category 2 hurricane by saturday. if it does we'll have pretty good upcoming waves and the rip current will be very high along the eastern seaboard. surfers will love it but it will be dangerous for anyone going to the beaches. showers along the air yas. look how hot it is still in texas. we'd like to get rid of those 100s. that's a look at your national forecast. now here's a
of students in northern virginia. that includes the 11th largest school district in the county. fairfax county. they are set to welcome back more than 180,000 students today. here's a map of all the school districts where students will be heading back to school today. the new school year also means new rules. there is one big controversial changes parents in arlington are upset about. tracee wilkins is live with more on that. good morning. >> good morning. this is around transportation and who will be walking and riding buses. arlington hasn't so much changed the policy as what it's doing down is enforcing an old transportation policy. the changes have upset some parents more than 200 parents have actually appealed after finding out their kids were going to have to walk instead of taking the bus like they did in previous years. 1500 students will be walking this year. students living within a mile or mile and a half of their secondary school are supposed to walk. according to arlington transportation policy. many of those kids were going to nearby bus stops instead. this year, students who hav
no delays. i'll be back at 5:09. >> thank you, monika. >>> the final counties in northern virginia that didn't start classes last month are kicking off the 2012-2013 school year this morning. >> which includes fairfax county, the area's largest school system. kristin fisher is live in lorton with more on the traffic mess that people can expect this morning. hey, industries continue, good morning -- hey, chris continue, good morning. >> reporter: hey, good morning. before students get to enjoy their brand new building here at south county middle school, first they have to get here which is no small feat on a day that's been nicknamed terrible traffic tuesday. after a nice summer break, today marks the return to some of the worst traffic in the entire country. sounds pretty terrible, right? hence the name. here's a look at what you can expect on the roads today. this is all according to aaa. 2.8 million commuters on the road in the d.c. area. about a million students that will need to be transported to and from school and more than 7,000 school buses. here's john towson with aaa. >> the traffi
to northern virginia, is in custody. u.s. marshals say the man that the authorities were looking for in the killing of a school superintendent is off the streets. the murder happened last friday in buffalo, new york. anthony taglianetti was tracked down in shenandoah county, virginia. richard reeve is covering this story, and he is live in strasbourg virginia. >> we are at the very edge of the george washington national forest. this is where it is believed the suspect was trying to make his escape. it was here, and remote fort valley road area, near strasburg, where u.s. marshals captured anthony taglianetti during a traffic stoppe. >> that would not surprise me. >> as recently as friday afternoon, taglianetti was the focus of a nationwide manhunt wanted for the murder of a 51- year-old local school superintendent in western new york state. the authorities believe that taglianetti traveled to new york and killed reed friday night. the motive? the police call it a personal matter. >> it sounded like gunshots. then male voices. >> neighbors say that reed and taglianetti's wife had
is very light. there's no one there. no hov restrictions by the way in maryland or virginia except on route 50 as you come in on route 50. you will have hov restrictions in maryland. here's what it looks like inside the beltway on 66. no issues to report as you head for the roosevelt bridge. we want to let you know that metro, by the way, opens at 7:00 a.m. i'll be back with more traffic at 5:09. >>> rain fell across our area last night, but those storms caused serious problems in some spots. >> sort of the usual suspects here, too. firefighters even had to rescue some stranded people in a part of northwest washington that seems to flood almost every time it rains. kristin fisher is live in the bloomingdale neighborhood with a look at how things are looking now. good morning, kristin. >> reporter: good morning. much better than last night, i'll tell you that much. last night's storms may not have looked like too much where you are, but here it got very ugly very fast. this stretch of rhode island avenue between 1st and 3rd streets northwest were closed for two hours last night due
in arlington, virginia, and she's voting for the president mostly because of social issues. she likes the president's health care reform and its guaranteed coverage of contraception. she does not like that mitt romney would repeal the reform and that romney opposes most abortions. when the republican controlled legislature in virginia voted to force women getting an abortion to view the fetus on an ultrasound, blout felt that women were being targeted. >> in virginia, i see an absolutely a war against women in virginia. >> a war against women. >> a war against women. i want to make my own decisions between me and my doctor and nobody else. that's what they're targeting. >> a voter in herndon, virginia, calls the notion of a war on women preposterous. she's a telecom manager and mother of two, she supports romney because her issue is the sputtering economy. >> i'm very concerned about being able to afford getting my children to college and myself to retirement. >> in the latest poll by cbs news, the president leads mitt romney with women voters by ten points nationwide. but by more in
economic message around the country, one of the places he took it too, the swing state of virginia. darren gersh spoke today with business owners in roanoke, for an update on how the president's message is playing. >> reporter: the president chose roanoke va, a key city in a key swing state to lay out his vision of government and business cooperating to boost economic growth. >> the point is, is that, when we succeed, we succeed because of our individual initiative, but also because we do things together. roanoke was also where the president awkwardly stressed the importance of government-funded infrastructure to business. >> somebody invested in roads and bridges. if you've got a business, that- you didn't build that. >> for many businesses here, that comment showed the president is an economic problem, not the solution. >> that brief portion and it may have been taken out of context reinforced that perception. >> reporter: columnist dan casey responded to the uproar by writing about the many examples of government support for local roanoke businesses and the revival of the downtown area
that full forecast coming up. >>> developing news from virginia where a man is in custody accused of soliciting a 12-year-old girl for sex. nathan portnoy had an online relationship with the girl for several months. police say she told him she was an day. last friday the two agreed to meet in bethesda. one of the girl's family members spotted them together. >> what the family member saw was her getting into his car and they followed, were able to contact her using her cell phone and she exited the vehicle at a safe time. >> police eventually caught up to portnoy in falls church. they found payloaded handgun, zip ties, handcuffs and several boxes of con donees in his car -- condoms in his car. police are concerned portnoy may have had other victims and ask for anyone with information to call them. >>> police found a woman dead in a park in beltsville on montgomery road this week. police released photos of her tattoos. they include names on the woman's wrist and chest. if you have any information, call prince george's county police. >>> police closed club elite for licensing and dan
highlands and parts of west virginia. closer to the shenandoah valley. we are drive for the most part this morning. cloudy today. more showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, of a few downpours. 89 today for the high temperature. now to steve. the 14th street bridge is starting off well from arlington into the district. springfield looks ok all town. andto the southeast southwest freeway and 13th street tunnel looking good. 109, aery county, little heavy just past the exit 109 to the truck scales. after that it continues to be a to the lane divide. here we are on 95 in virginia, a , but still t speed. looks good north of 395 as well. back to you. >> thank you. new this morning, the search is a deadlyrtar -- fewting that happened a midnight rally for quebec's new premier. >> she was removed from the stage. she was not injured. was the clear if she who wasf the shooter a 50-year-oldd as man. he shouted in french, "the english are waking up." he says a small fire behind a before he was arrested. a night of big-name democratic national convention. maryland governor o'malley was among sp
in eight battleground states including virginia today. this is romney's first ad after a 12-day hiatus. >>> mitt romney's wife ann will be in loudoun county, virginia, today, stop at the twin oaks horseback riding academy. lee is an avid ride whole started competing as part of her therapy for multiple sclerosis. loudoun is considered a swing county in the battleground state. >>> the officer was assigned to the white house motorcycle escorts. another officer overheard the officer make threatening comments about the first lady in july. d.c. police chief lanier says the officer has been moved off the motorcycle escort squad. she says the investigation is now being handled by internal affairs. >>> ahead on "news4 today," a maryland state trooper talking about his close call after a semi sideswiped him during a traffic stop. >>> we got ourselves a brawl. >> baseball becomes base brawl at nats park. what led to this bench clearing scuffle. >>> storm team4 meteorologist veronica johnson tracking changes in the forecast, next with weather and traffic on the ones. >>> that ball way in on hartfo
with the exception of route 50 in maryland. taking a look right now at the i understand comment virginia, mt. zepher street, vehicle far. no series worries on 95 and the vw parkway. 197. here we are, 95 at 216. no serious delays. live look. ten minutes ride from there to the beltway at 59 miles an hour. >>> this morning residents in bloomingdale are cleaning up after yet another flood. megan mcgrath is live there with a look at the damage for us. good morning, megan. >> good morning. it has become an all too familiar problem in this neighborhood. they have flooded four times in the last several weeks. we're here along rhode island avenue at first street. this is one of the trouble spots here down at the bottom of the hill. this is a low spot. they have been flooding. every time we get a severe storm in the area, the water has just not been able to drain properly into the storm system. the storm drains here. it all backs up in a whole area ends up under water. take a look at this video shot yesterday. they actually had a situation where they had to rescue a person who got caught up in the flood water
. then we're seeing a little bit coming up from the south and the southwest in parts of virginia now. this is coming up from 64. inside of 85, so this is moving up into orange county, madison county and eventually we'll see this come up into the western suburbs before it's all said and done. one last stop that takes us north of baltimore where we continue to see some showers and thunderstorms tonight. thief h as much as 2 1/2 inches of rain there -- they've had as much as 2 1/2 inches of rain there in central baltimore county and earlier they had a flash flood warning. workweek weather is coming up. >>> a developing story in maryland where searchers will resume looking for a missing boater tomorrow. the coastguard was contacted around 12:30 this afternoon after a man and woman fell overboard in bayside beach. the woman was found. the man is missing. natural resources police and anne arundel county police are helping with the search. >>> the democrats are in charlotte, north carolina, tonight preparing to kick off the democratic national convention. fox 5's tom fitzgerald joins us wit
of the day coming up. >> good tease. some northern virginia students will have to find another way to school tomorrow after their school district gets rid of about a dozen bus stops. >> here's monika. >>> we're still dealing with isaac, at least isaac's remnants throwing plenty of moisture our way. plenty of clouds today, occasional showers and thunderstorms, and we'll have temperatures which will be seasonably warm with highs in the lower 80s. >>> on the southbound side of 395, you'll see this camera moving around because they're looking for this accident southbound 395 between edsall road and the beltway. apparently a vehicle fire. watch out for that activity. but volumes are very light. no hov restrictions. i'll be back with more on this coming up in my next report. >>> organizers planning the eisenhower memorial don't have the final design yet but they do know one thing. if the monument of our 34th president become as reality, it will have some high-tech features. the congressional committee launched annual e-memorial online this week. it shows how multimedia could complement the finishe
, moving across winchester and parts of west virginia. all of the rain showers have a tropical connection to isaac. when they rain, they will rain themselves out. so here they come in earnest. i think they'll be pushing into the d.c. area not long after lunch. again, if you can get stuff done this morning you'll be in much better shape. front royal, some rain over you for the time being. yes, this goes all the way back to ohio and down into central virginia. it will be with us this around. showers likely, with temperatures between 80 and 85 degrees. how about the labor day holiday, how about the beaches and the nats game? i have all those details when i see you in a bit. >> thanks, kim. >>> well, the rainy weather is set to throw a monkey wrench into all sorts of labor day plans as kim had mentioned. that includes the vj day ceremony at the world war ii memorial. that's where we find derrick ward. he is live with a report and derrick, did you take kim's advice and bring the umbrella along for the day? >> well, it might be a good idea to bring it along today. you may get drizzle, we may ge
this week, too. virginia governor bob mcdonnell will campaign near the convention site. mcdonnell is one of the mitt romney's most active surrogates. >>> as most parties fight over what's best for our economy, the nation's debt has passed an historic milestone if treasury says the national debt has gone above $16 trillion for the first time ever. republicans are blaming democrats, especially president obama, for letting the debt reach this level. >>> today the group responsible for the metro silver line project is trying to repair his image with new ethics rules. the metropolitan airports authority has faced stiff scrutiny since a report this spring detailed lavish travel spending and questionable contracts. today it hopes to make those a thing of the past with new limits on what members can spend on plane tickets and meals and new rules on disclosing conflicts of interest so that contracts are not handed out to former board members. >>> 6:07. 77 degrees. the invitation from apple that may provide some foreshadowing of the next big release. >>> plus, a wet start to the day and it could g
showers around virginia and kentucky. that line is continuing. of rain will keep an eye on that for you. check in with him at 11:00 p.m. it is the heat and then he read the meantime. these are the temperatures. when you factor in the moister and feels much warmer. 91 in washington and feels like '95 in gaithersburg. partly sunny and warm and muggy. the chance for showers south and southwest. >> some big changes are in the works for the board of the metropolitan washington airports authority. greta cruz joins us from this room. this involves reports and some lavish spending by members of the board. >> that is right. they have taken a real beating lightly. you remember that nine dozen dollar plane ticket to the czech republic. the board passed new travel rules for itself and its employees. the metropolitan washington airports authority warned it was time to act. >> we have been experiencing a lot of negative press and many different issues. >> including lavish travel spending. it approved a new policy. all travel must be okayed in advance and they can fly economy class domestically. busi
for hundreds of thousands of children in northern virginia. today is the first day of school. also the first ear that arlington schools are enforcing their new walking policy. in fox 5's melanie alnwick has details on how this could affect your child. >> reporter: good morning. yes, we have seen some of those arlington county buses here already this morning. but these new rules mean that fewer students will be able to ride those school buses. now, in the letter that was sent out to parents over the summer, notifying them of the changes, parents were encouraged to help find safe walking or bike routes for their children. but many say these changes are just going to be more cars on the road as they decide to put their kids in the car and drive them to school instead. the first letter to parents came out in july for the 2012 school year arlington will strictly enforce the walk zones. one mile for miles an hour a mile and a half for middle and high school students, 12 bus stops at 5 different schools that were within those walk zones have been removed. the superintendent said two years of parent
. digging deeper into the battleground states. when virginia delegates cast their ballots at the convention, the vote will be unanimous. the state has voted republican seven times in the last eight elections, except 2008. will president obama take it again or will voters return to the gop? also, a raging wildfire in the hills above los angeles. a live update on what's happening there jon: your election headquarters. taking a look at the key battleground states that could make or break this white house race this time around. today we are looking at virginia. folks in virginia have been reliably republican for a long, long time, except last time around when they voted for president obama in 2008. if you take a look at the stats, virginia, a key prize this time around. oh electoral votes of 13 of them in virginia. the economy looking pretty good right now. that is part of the reason that both campaigns want to claim the state. 5.9% unemployment in virginia. much better than the national average. in terms of the history, president obama has been there seven times. this campaign season, mitt rom
the northern part of the beltway. off to the west, pulling out of west virginia, couple of storms, nothing really heavy. not a lot of lightening, but it's down here, going to show you, lexington park and look this tweet that i got. this is from southern maryland weather news. you can see great mills road flooded and up to four feet of water in some basements there in this outdoor patio picture. right now, our temperatures are still steady in the 80s despite the clouds and showers. and for the evening, a few shower, maybe a stray, but basically, nothing too heavy this evening. more rain coming straight at us and the remnants of isaac and if we ever dry out again, when i see you in just a bit. >> i hope we will. >> at some point, yes. >> thanks and the threat of that wet weather prompted a change in plans for the annual labor day concert. tonight, it will move inside to the eisenhower theatre at the kennedy center. officials decided to make the call early. concert still starts at 8:00 p.m. and it's still free and open to the public. the concert has been a tradition in d.c. since 1979. >>> so
, rappahanack county. and let me show you who is under the gun. northern virginia. leesburg leesburg, extending to fairfax, and woodbridge. also moving over the metro d.c. area and the beltway. heaviest rain there a. lolong eisenhower. and heavier rain. north of leesburg, route 15 and 287. d.c., get ready for round two. another round of heavier rain, unfortunately is moving in your direction. and off to the west, we still have tropical showers coming down out towards warrenton, fred rick, and winchester. coming up i will pinpoint details of your labor day forecast. i will tell you how much more rain we are expecting and how many more days this event is expected to last. hint, it is not ending any time soon. jen. back to you. >> i hear you, kim. all right. president obama will travel to louisiana tomorrow. to get a firsthand look at damage caused by hurricane isaac. more than 200,000 people across the state are still without power in the aftermath of that storm. several communities are still under several feet of waltter. army corps of engineers is looking if the upgrade after katrina caused flo
have some heavy thunderstorms in w of with. those should pass -- west virginia. those should pass into garrett county and the other storms that were in the delmarva earlier have gone up into new jersey. in the immediate future the next few hours we are fine, nothing in the immediate metro area between warrenton, down towards fredericksburg, la plata, toward dunkirk and up toward frederick. temps aren't bad, but boy, the humidity is, 82 downtown, 79 gaithersburg, 79 manassas but it feels like mid- to upper 80s. tonight mostly cloudy, muggy, a few storm possible, nothing in the next few hours, lows 68 to 74. we'll come back and talk about when the remnants of isaac will finally leave us alone. >>> well, tomorrow the democratic national convention kicks off in charlotte, north carolina, but the party is already going in the queen city. the convention's host committee put on a day long street celebration called carolina fest 2012. over at bank of america stadium crews are putting final uches in place before president obama gives his nomination acceptance speech on thursday. democrats
on the beltway. we are looking at a nice ride in virginia and maryland. on i-95 early this morning no reported trouble for you. all lanes are open. h.o.v. lanes are open northbound from dumfries to the beltway and continuing on 395 h.o.v. remains northbound. no overnight construction. a look at 495 and american ledge bridge. inner and outer loop travel moving well. no distractions to report for the start of the monday morning drive. >> 4:35 right now and a car filled with explosives ran into a vehicle from the u.s. consulate in pakistan. there are conflicting reports whether any americans were killed in the suicide attack. a state department spokesman said two u.s. personnel and two pakistani employees were in the vehicle and wounded but no consulate employees were killed. >> the body of a local navy seal will be brought back to anne arundel county. he died when his chopper went down in a fire fight. his body will leave dover air force base this morning and will come from route 50 to route 2 between 9:30 and 10 this morning then arrive in edgewater. residents are encouraged to
quite a bit of punch. warning in flood virginia and we continued to see that in maryland at this hour. we still see a couple showers west towards dulles leesburg and there rain and south and east of town. continues inch calvert and st. mary's counties. in the a lot of heat nation's heartland. and inorms around here the deep south. are a refreshing headed our way. >> a developing story in philadelphia. authorities have given the all after a phone in a threat flight.irways flight from philadelphia to just taken off when a claimed somebody on board had a bomb. the plane was ordered back custodyn taken into while the plane was searched. police now believe it was a hoax. the man has been released and onsengers are being put other flights to dallas. escalatorth is in the metro system is again at the rosslyn station in arlington. stopped working around 8:30 this morning. two were originally brought back before being shut down again. they were all back in service as of 20 minutes ago. >> the democratic national charlotte, tonight president obama will take to the party'so accept the nomination
ability. and they need to file 60 rounds because they have a lot of property with virginia. all those requirements are waived. this video shows a young woman taking an online course in which she admitted to answering 15 out of the 20 questions without ever touching the gun. and the video was produced by the sister who was killed in the virginia tech shooting. their goal is to teach gun safety, not sufficiency. >>> this year's democratic convention will come up with barack obama and joe joe accepting their party's nominations. and they said that they have a lot to show for his first term. >> he needs to give a complete list with all his accomplishment it's an extremely long list, but people will seem to have the idea that he has not done anything. he deserves more time to help millions of unemployed americans. >> he does have some work that he will need to finish in which he started. previewing his speech that he will bring a positive message to the audience tonight and talk specifics about building a stronger middle class. on the conference call, he thanked thousands of volunteers who
can't tell you how great it is to see such a terrific crowd on this hot day in richmond, virginia. virginia is going to go. we're going to win. now i have a really distinct honor and pleasure today to introduce to you not only just a colleague, but a very, very dear friend. now, i've had the pleasure and honor of knowing paul ryan for over a decade now. and i have had the experience of knowing him when he works and when he works and when he works. because i tell you, he can play a little, but he's a hard worker. this guy when i first met him, we served on the ways and means committee together. this is the committee that's central to trying to get our economy going and get back to work. paul ryan -- paul ryan since he came to washington was dedicated for the right reasons, for the right cause, not just for himself but for the people he represents to turn this country around and to take america back. now, diana and i have had the pleasure of getting to know his lovely wife, janna who in her own right is an accomplished partner for paul and her beautiful family liza, sam, and charlie
. anita. >> summer is over for students across northern virginia. some of the region's biggest district head back to school today. fairfax county. our kristin fisher spent the morning with students at the south county middle school in lorton. >> good morning. >> it's a day full of firsts at south county middle school. it's the first year that this school has been open. first day of school. how are you feeling? >> very nervous. don't want to get lost. >> i'm feeling anxious for her. >> kind of scared maybe. >> i'm so anxious. i'm so excited for my daughter, but you know, she's growing up so fast. >> but no one is more nervous than this seventh grade boy from south korea. >> this is your first day going to school in the u.s., how are you feeling? >> not good. my son is very nervous. >> at least everyone is a new student at this school. they have come armed with color coded maps to find their classrooms in this $22 million sprawling school that has been years in the making. >> i think it's great. i mean, we have been waiting for it. >> this is one of two new schools opening in
one of its hottest summers on record. heavy rain in 14 states from new england to virginia. a different storm system triggers downpours from florida to mississippi. severe storms around minneapolis, des moines, omaha and kansas city. hot and dry from the rockies to texas. >> triple-digits in dallas and phoenix. 80s from miami up to new york and across much of the midwest. >>> and when we come back, organic food is harder on your wallet. but is it really better for your health? >> interesting question there. >>> also, prince harry is showing the world another side, after his nude photo scandal. >>> and later, it's "live with kelly and --". after all the rumors, the real regis replacement takes a permanent seat today. >>> welcome back, everybody. some good news to pass on this morning. gas prices should be coming down. they were at their highest ever for a labor day weekend. the average is $3.83 a gallon this morning. the increase was fueled by a shutdown in oil production along the gulf coast. all of that thanks to hurricane isaac. there were also problems with refineries an
months in prison. a sentencing date could be set in today's hearing. >>> some voter in northern virginia will head to the polls today for a special election to replace delegate david england. he resigned earlier this summer after admitting to having an affair. polls in the district are open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. >>> democrats are in charlotte, north carolina preparing to kick off the democratic national convention t gets under way today. tom fitzgerald has a preview for us. >> reporter: first lady michelle obama got a first look at the convention podium she will be speaking from tuesday. president obama stayed on the campaign trail. >> of a he got one piece of advice for you about the romney- ryan game plan, ohio. punt it away. it won't work. >> reporter: at a labor union rally in toledo with auto and steel workers, the president said a mitt romney presidency would hurt the middle class. >> you could choose to give massive new tax cuts to folks who have already made it or you can choose my plan. >> reporter: the labor message continued in michigan as vice president biden kept up th
are paying 3.98, maryland 3.77, virginia 3.69. fox's josh cassio talked to frustrated drivers. >> seems like it's always going up. >> reporter: aaa says drives this drain will face the most expensive -- drivers this labor day will face the most expensive prices we've ever seen this year. hurricane isaac forced some gulf coast refineries to shut down. nationally gas prices are above 3.80, nearly 20 cents more than last year at this time. >> i'm putting gas in every other day i think. >> reporter: officials expect prices to drop later in month as the refineries come back online and the peak driving season wilds down. >> very frustrating because i -- winds down. >> very frustrating because i only get about 20 miles a gallon. i think you try to watch what you do. you space out. if you're going to one store, you do all of it at the same time. >> reporter: just be glad you aren't living in hawaii right now. at the pumps it's one big burn, a gallon of unleaded there 4.34. sure makes 3.75 sound a little sweeter. >> why are the gas companies making all these billions of dollars every year? if they
of the rainfall midnight. emmet's burke, 1.2. frederick, 0.89. hamilton, virginia, about 1/2 inch. a quarter of an inch in leesburg. the '70s pretty everywhere across our region. to mid 70's. in the air keeps temperatures much overnight. a good amount of cloud cover overhead. you see the rain showers that moved through overnight around midnight with a few embedded downpours. we will see a few more embedded downpours later on today. not all they washout. we will see a little sunshine if. when it does rain in has the becoming very heavy. look at some predicted totals for one of our latest computer models. this is between now and midnight. our computer indicates up to an r more in parts of , culpeper, and ies.uier count less than 1/4 inch close to d.c. on where the heavy rain showers occur. we will update around 6:00. 88 degrees today for the high temperature. 90 tomorrow, will 90's by thursday. chance of rain with the exception of friday. here's how the commute looks. >> a report on 395. this seminary road near king street there was an accident blocking the lanes. unusual delay. .outhbound 395
've got kids going back to school in northern virginia. you've got traffic and now the weather, too. throughout the area, some rain is falling that i think is going to continue right into that 7:00, 8:00 hour. 76, the temperature. high dew point temperature right now at 72 degrees to go along with that air temperature. you can see there we've got gaithersburg at 72. rockville, maryland, at 73 degrees. come down to college park and areas around grb. 75, the temperature. 76 degrees right in d.c. those showers you can see them moving eastward through the area. had some earlier heavy rain around the area. but now it's starting to lighten up a little bit. bowie to columbia, mt.ary, pushing toward baltimore. another area of showers in manassas and wood bridge and right around the southern end of the beltway. humidity will be high today. your temperature, 83 degrees at noontime. 85 by 3:00. i think it's late in the day today where we could see some drenching thunderstorms. let's get a look at traffic now with danella sealock. >> thanks. >>> right now we're watching the roads. traveling alo
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